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TINY STREET PEDDLERS.
How Three Girls and a Lams Boy Support Their fathnr. "Three little girls, rather fantastically stressed, with faeos like the cherubs on the canvas of an old master, stood last night on the corners of Seventh and Chestnut streets. They stood there at 6 o'clock in the afternoon. They were still standing there at 10 o clock at Hlght,- r- "A K They were selling newspapers. More than one hurrying cftfeen paused to look at them and to drop a coin into one of the white outstretched palms. The oldest of the girls Vas scarcely 12. Her companions ware 7 and 4. The smallest one seemed to sell the most papers. She was a plump but remarkably diminutive thing, even for her age. A kind of thick red hood sur rounded a face that was wonderfully pretty in the electric light and would remind anybody of the fabulous Little Red Riding Hood. She toyed with her bundle of papers as if she hardly un derstood why she had them, but when ever she made a sale she scampered de lightedly across the street to the oppo site corner and reached the money she had received up to the oldest girl, who made the change if necessary and then passed the jingling coins into her own pocket. The 7-year-old, who had possession of one of the other corners, did the same, but in a more sedate and considerable less delighted manner, as though her acquaintance with the proceeding was -jpreater. It was two or three hours after chil dren are supposed to be in bed that the old est girl pulled her gray shawl around her and called the others to her in a dignified manner, as becoming a person whose business was considerable. ""We have made 60 cents profits and Ige'll go home now," she said. v The three walked up Chestnut street lb Ninth, where, leaning against the dark wall of the Continental Hotel, Was a little lame boy, hardly 10 years old. He had several papers in his hand, lor he had not sold out. He, like the little girls, placed what money he had in the girl's hand. Then the four walked down Ninth Ureet to Locust on the south side, and Up Locust past three or four doors un til they reached a dingy little house, over the entrance of which was the «!gn. "J. Greenbaum, Tailor." The oldest girl unlocked the door #id they all entered, for tlu&^vere brother and sisters. Up-stairs was the father asIwjBr He bleeps most of the time, and he has 4one no work and earned no money, ac cording to the storj of Mary, the oldest girl, for more than two years. There are only two bed rooma in the house. The boy went to sleep in one room with his father. The three sis ters slept in the other. The story of this singular family, as told by Mary to one of her newspaper customers, who was inquisitive enough to ask for it, is one that is told only in A great city where nobody knows or *ares about anybody else. Mary Greenbaum has been selling papers for the past two years, and her brother Jake, the latie boy, and her 7-year-old sister Sarah have been help ing her. The little folks have been compelled to do this to support their father and themselves. Their mother is dead. It was only five nights ago that 4-year old Lucy was taken out to help in the work. More money had to be made, Mary explained, to pay for medicine and other things for the father. "We make about 50c profits on an average," Mary said. "Papa takes the money every night. 1 make the break fast in the morning and dinner. Then in the afternoon we go out. Papa goes out most every day. Some man calls to see him or he goes out to see his friends." John Greenbaum's tailor sign appears to be one of the kind that doesn't signify. The principal article of furniture in the dingy little shop on the first floor is a long wooden table, such as tailors use. That is about the only indication that the room is a business place. On this table Mary Greenbaum spreads the food that she eooks at the small stove, and there are some old chairs and stools for the strange family to sit on. In this room yesterday afternoon, just before it was time to go out and get the papers, the three little girls and the lame boy were busy scrubbing the floor and table and doing a general cleaning up. The paternal Greenbaum, the lit tle girl said, had gone out with one of his friends, who had called for him. He had allowed Mary enough money to buy the usual stock of papers and the girl was contented.—Philadelphia Times. A Charming Substitute for a Garden. Of late years many persons grow plants in window boxes. The expense is trifling in many instances it would be nothing at all, for old boxes could be picked up, the soil obtained anywhere, and the seeds or cuttings can be had for the asking from some neighbor who loves and grows flowers, and is willing to divide, as most plant growers are. Persons who grow plants are very generous, says Parlor and Kitchen. All you want is a box as long as the window is wide, and eight or ten inches deep. If such a box is not to be found, when wanted, set "the boys" to work making one. They may not produce a very elegant affair, but it will answer your purpose, and the practice of mak ing it will be of value to the boys, who ought to be made familiar with the use of tools. You can cover it with cloth, or paint it if you choose to, but in a Bhort. time nature will cover it in her own way, if you give her material to work with. Fasten it to the outside of the window on a level with the sill. Let a couple of stout braces run from the outside edge of the box to the house below. Get the best soil yon can get to fill it. About the outer edge put cuttings of some drooping plant. You can use the tradescantias-- commonly known as ^wandering Jew—saxafrages, Maderia vine or vincas, or almost any plant that will grow rapidly and droop well. For the center of the box nothing is equal -to the geranium, if you want plenty of flowers and brilliant color, A heliotrope is a most satisfactory plant for use in these boxes, for it will bloom all sum mer, and is exquisitely fragrant J. At the ends plant morning glories, to train up and over the window. They will blossom until frost comes, and you v will never get tired of watching their delicate, trumpet-like flowers. Scatter some mignonette seed over the soil, if s yon happen to have it. The mignonette is unrivaled for fragrance. Nothing will come amiss in these boxes. You must bear in mind the fact that these boxes are so exposed to the air on all sides that it does not take long for the moisture to evaporate from the soil Therefore, if you would succeed in growing good plants, you must attend 9/1 aki to their needs, and see that they are not left to suffer from thirst. Make it a rule to water them night or morning. A box of flowers growing before a window is a charming substitute for a garden, and affords a vast deal of enjoy meni«ll through the season. A. Preacher on Apprentice^ The Rev. Dr. R. S. MacArthur, pas tor of Calvary Baptist church, is a de voted student of political economy. Speaking of the methods of the many trade organizations, Dr. MacArthur said: "Among the immigrants landing in this country are many skilled me chanics, who come to find employment here. It is true that they are far more desirable than an idle and Bhiftless class of newcomers. They earn their way, and their labor will add to the country's wealth. But are 'they not coming here to do work which might be done by Americans Their work is in demand. Why? Because of the policy of excluding American boys from the trades. Too many labor organ izations have held to this policy. I think it must prove suicidal in the end. Whenever there is a demand for a cer tain class of labor here, that demand will be supplied. If the young men born and raised in our own land are not afforded the opportunities to ac quire the necessary skill, then will the work be taken up by foreigners. The principle is unpatriotic. No more healthy condition can exist in this country than that in which the youth are trained up to make good use of their hands, to acquire a knowledge that will insure them the ability to honestly earn a livelihood. The rising generation should be encouraged in trade learning rather than otherwise. Let us arouse no prejudice against the honest for eigner who comes to our shores to earn a living, but America should first sup ply her own needs, so far as she has the material, and our own boys must not do the common labor or become paupers while strangers come to per form skilled labor. It must be a source of profound regret to every thinking American that the good old system of apprenticeship has been abolished. Manual training schools are very ben eficial institutions and should be en couraged, but their capacities are nec essarily limited. The wisest and most patriotic thing that labor organizations could do would be to rescind the obnox ious regulations which shut out our boys from becoming skilled artisans.— New York Star. A Tough Indian. To show what an Indian can stand, when he has to, I may tell of an inci dent which happened during the winter I was with them. Towards evening, on a very cold winter day, when it was snowing just a little and drifting a great deal, and Indian came to the log house with a jug half full of whisky and with his rifle. I imagine that the jug had been entirely full of whisky when he started and by the time he got to the house he was in rather .a jolly condi tion. The jug and the rifle were taken away from him and he was ordered to get to his wigwam as quick as he could before darkness came on. He left, and was supposed to have gone to the camp, but early next morning his squaw appeared at the house and said he had not come home that night, and as the night was very cold she had been anxious about him. Then the search for the lost Indian began. He was found in one of the sheds near the barn, under a heap of drifted snow, and the chances are that the snow that was above him had helped to save his life. The searchers for the Indian had gone in different directions, and it was his own squaw who, with true Indian in stinct, had tracked him out, and she was alone when she found him. Ap parently the Indian was a frozen corpse. She tumbled him out of his snow bank and pulled off his blankets, and dragged him down to the creek, where a deep hole was cut in the ice for the purpose of watering the cattle. Laying the In dian out on the snow she took the pan that wan beside the ice-hole and, filling it repeatedly, dashed pailful after pail ful of ice water over the body of the In dian. By the time the other unsuccess ful searchers had returned she had her old man tha.wed out and seated by the fire wrapped up in blankets. There is no question that if he had been found by the others aud had been taken into the house frozen as he was he would have died.—Detroit BO AD thoroughly every Free Press. A Great Mystery. With all the paraphernalia of the modern physical and electrical labor atory, the instruments of precision that will handle a millionth of an inch as readily as a laborer his pick and shovel with all the evolution going on through generations of scientists and the almost incessant wrestling of secrets from the bosom of nature, we doubt if science is any closer to the isolation or intenua tion of the microbe of the magnet. It is absurd to suppose that a primary energy is impressed on a piece of hard ened steel once for all. The transfer of that energy into actual work would de stroy the magnetic power, yet such de struction not only does not take place, but the very exercise of the power strengthens the magnet. A horselioe of steel may be magnetized in ten seconds by the the current of a few amperes from a battery, a ridiculously small amount of energy all told, and such magnet can lift many pounds of iron in contact. But without contact it may lift and hold a pound of iron easily. It will hold that pound for an eternity, and every second of that time without end the magnet is expending energy until it foots up an almost inconceivable total of actual power. Not alone that, but the magnet of one pound lilting power to-day may and will be stronger to-morrow. Where does all this really tremendous amount of energy come from By what inscrutable process does the mere magnetization of a bar of steel make of it a machine for the transformation of energy Not a reactory or storage de vice, which, like a steel spring, honestly gives back approximately all it has re ceived, but a perpetual transforming or converting machine. There is a hidden process going on of some kind energy is going into the magnet all the time it is doing work—energy in some form. Where does it come from—gravity atmosphere? solar rays? earth currents? Who can say? It is a great problem, worthy of a lifetime of indefatigable re search. It is a microbe, and it will be discovered, and the discovery will make electricity the queen of nature's forces, and steam will become a dim vision ol the dark ages of the past.—Electrical Review. LET ns he of good, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear &re those which ne^er com©. RUNNERS AND SNAKES. A Battler is Surrounded by ft Wall of Cactus and Goaded to Death. There is a strange bird of the pheasant family, peculiar to Southern California, Arizona and Mexico, whose habits have long been a puzzle to naturalists, and has furnished much amusement and interest to sportsmen in these localities. The name of this bird is the road runner. It is built somewhat like an English pheasant, being of a dull brownish color, and having long, tail feathers and short, thick legs. It derives its name, no doubt, from its ability to get over ground at a rapid rate, as well as from the fact that it is more frequently seen on the country roads than anywhere else. It is a very wary bird, and is seen but seldom. It rarely takes flight when approached, but will run along the ground with its head down, at a remarkable rate of speed. This peculiar bird appears to be an in veterate enemy of rattlesnakes, which abound in great numbel's in the localities before mentioned. It is said that the birds first kill and then eat the snakes, but of this latter fact I am not certain! Their methods- of killing the snakes are at once peculiar and ingenious, and will best be illustrated by the following inci dent Rome three years since I was camping on the Gila River in Arizona. I had ac companied a prospecting party, who had gone to this region in search of silver and copper, which were said to be abundant in this section. I was seated one day at noon near a number of cactus plants, and getting such shelter from the noonday sun as a small cluster of manzanita bushes would afford. I had not been seated long when I observed lying asleep about twenty yards off a large rattlesnake. Seizing a stick, I was about to make an attack on the sleeping reptile, when I noticed a pair of large brown birds standing under a stump of bushes, and apparently watching the rattler with great interest. As they had not seen me 1 resolved to keep quiet and watch for developments. I knew the birds were road runners, and, having heard that they never let a rattler escape when once they saw one, I was anxious to see how it was done. One of the birds cautiously approached the snake, as if to satisfy itself that the reptile was really asleep. The bird then walked deliberately up to a small cactus plant and broke off a piece of the thorny substance, which it carefully laid down about a foot away from the snake. Piece by piece followed until the snake was fairly walled in by a circle of thorns, from which it would have been very hard for the snake to have escaped without serious injury. The next movement on the part of the birds was even more curious than before. The snake had remained asleep all this time, but at this point one of the birds, uttering a sharp note, jumped into the ring, gave the reptile a sharp nip with its beak, and was out again almost before his snakeship was aware of what had happened. To coil itself for a spring was the first act of the sequent, and, when one of the birds approached within what appeared to be striking distance, there was a sharp, quick dart forward. As quick as a flash the bird was out of harm's way, and equally sudden was the movement of the other bird, which seized the snake from the rear before it could again assume a coil. Every time the snake launched out at the birds it was pricked by the thorns, until it became perfectly frantic with rage. At last, smarting under the pain in flicted and unable to reach the birds, which kept jumping in and out of the ring with lightning-like rapidity, the rattler turned and bit itself again and again. At this the birds seemed to suspend operations, and very soon the body of the snake began to swell, its movements became slower and slower and soon ceased altogether. The snake was dead. What might have further happened I am unable to say, as just at this stage of the proceedings I jumped to my feet and thereby attracted the attention of the birds, who scampered off and were soon lost to sight. The snake was a large one of its kind, and had thirteen rattles, be sides the "button'' at the end. When I told them in camp what had happened, I was informed that this was by no means an uncommon occurrence, and that after killing the snakes, the birds invariably made a meal of their victims. Universities of the World* Among the prominent nations of the world the United States ranks first in the the number of educational institutions and students who attend them. There are in this country 360 universities, 4,240 professors and 69,400 students. Norway has 1 university, 46 professors and 880 students. France has 1 university, 180 professors and 9,300 students. Belgium has 4 universities, 88 professors and 2,400 students. Holland has 4 universities, 80 professors and 1,600 students. Portugal has 1 university, 40 professors and 1,300 students. Italy has 17 universities, 600 professors aud 11,140 fetvdents. Sweden has 2 universities, 173 professors and 1,010 students. Switzerland has 3 uni versities, 90 professors and 2,000 students. Russia has 8 universities, 582 professors and 6,900 students. Denmark has 1 uni versity, 40 professors and 1,400 students. Austria lias 10 universities, 1,810 profes sors and 13,600 students. Spain has 10 universities, 380 professors and 16,200 students. Germany has 21 universities, 1,020 professors and 25,084 students. Great Britain has 11 universities, 334 professors and 18,400 students.—[Young Men's Era. )f«w Conquest of history of Peru is the record of a serii* of conquests. The Inca and Aymara tribes, intrenched in their strong holds on the eastern slope of the Andes, brought the Aborigines of the coast under their sway before extending their empire northward to the Equator and southward to Central Chili. Pizarro and his war riors overthrew that empire and substitu ted Spanish misgoverment for the won derfully effective Administration of the Incas. The revolt against Spain left a mixed population of European and In dian blood in control of its own destiny. European invasion was successfully re sisted when Callao was bombarded by a Spanish fleet, but the Chilenos overran the coast, captured the capital, annexed Tarapaea, permanently occupied Tacna, and dictated at Ancun a humiliating treaty of peace. From that war of devas tation Peru emerged bleeding at every pore, bankrupt in resources, and without power of reaction. Civil strife and finan cial mismanagement completed its ruin Its utter exhaustion has left it at the mercy of the English bondholders, whose conquest is now complete,—[New York Tribune, Bismarck's Wife. If little is known in England about Prince Bismarck's private life, still less, says the London News, is known of the lady who lor more than 42 years has sbnred bis home. The Princess Bismarck is described as the very model of a practi cal, methodical German matron, with an eye for every detail of household arrange ment and economy, and a heart for the comfort and well-being of each housemate, froua the highest fo the lowest. Weddings, it has been observed, not seldom give rise to other weddings. It waB at the wedding of a friend that Bismarck first met Franlein Johanna von tnttbamer. She was one of the bride maids, and the stately lady made then and there an impression on the young baron which culminated iu an offer of marriage three years later. The key to the-princess's ch«racter is to be found, says the same biographer, in her words: "That my hus band is a public character is a fact to which I often find it painful enough to resign myself. Bnt as for me, his wife, what have I to do with publicity? I do not exist for publicity, bnt wholly and solely for him." This perfect union of souls, however, Mrs. Pereira confesses, has not prevented the princess's husband from posing oc casionally as a victim to family claims. In cne let er he says, referring to a projected excursion to the seaside: "*1 have held out against it for a long time bnt as all the mothers and annts are unanimous in de claring that nothing bnt sea water and s=a •ir can do poor Mariechen any good. I know that if I still refuse every cold in the head which may bewail her to the seven tieth year of her age will be set down to my avarice and paternal barbarity Again ho writes: "Yesterday I was reduced to such a state of despair by all these plan niegs that I was positively determined to give up the whole journey and I went to bed with the firm resolution at all events to travel straight through, without stopping anywhere on the way. But Johanna at tacked me in the night, with the voungster in her arms, and, by dint of all the arts which drove man out of paradise, she of course gained her point, and the original scheme is to be carried out." It is only fair to the princess after this to quote her husband's loving letter from Biarr.tz: "I have a bad conscience, be cause 1 am eeeiog'so much that is beauti ful without yon. If you conld only be car rif hither through the air I would go with you this very moment back to San Sebas tian." Quakers in Philadelphia. At the recent yeaily meeting of Quakers in Philadelphia there were an unusual number of broad brimmed hats and Seattle bonnets seen in the streets. Every year, pays the Times, thare is talk about "the Quaker's dying out," but the yearly meet ings turn out as strong as ever. The rea son is that the younger generation, while they may indulge in the vainity of good clothes for a season, usaally wind up by adopting the plain garb and comfomring to the regular discipline. The Lady Next Door. Mrs. W. envied the lady next door be cause she always seemed so well and happy. "She enjoys life and I don't," said the dis contented woman. "How I would like to change places with her!" At last she made the acquaintance of the object of her envy, and this is what the lady told her: "Happy? Of criiiren am. for I enjov perfect health. My dear Mrs. W.. your face tells me why you are not happy. You are suffering from functional derangements. I was a martyr to femalo weaknesses for years, but Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription cured me, as it will you if you will try it." It is auaran teed to give satisfaction in every case or price ($1.00) returned. DB. PIERCI'S PKLLKTS, one a dose. Cure headache, constipation, and indigestion. THE biggest flower in the world was re cently discovered by Dr. Alexander Schad enberg. It was found on Mount Parag, which is situated on one of the southeast ern Phillipine islands. The native who accompanied Dr. Schadenberg called the flower "bolo." The bolo in bloom is a fine petaled flower, nearly a yard in diameter, as large as a carriage wheel. A single flower weighed over twenty-two pounds. The five petals of the immense flower are oval and creamy white, and grow around a center filled with oountless long violet hned stamens. A MERCHANT at Randolph, Ala., de clared Sunday night that he would die suddenly at 4 o'clock on Monday after noon. On Monday morning he selected a coffin, made his will and spent the dav in prayer. At 4 o'clock he seated himself in a rocking chair and in three minutes was flead. The doctors say death was caused by heart disease. $100 REWARD Could safely be offered for any ease of Liver, Kidney or Urinray trouble which California Kidney Tea will not permanently cure. All druggists soil this well known remedy at a uniform price of 50 cents per package. If y?u are a sufferer from any of these ailments give it a trial. A single package may give you good health, a most procious boon. If your druggist is out apply to California Kidney Tea Co., Fair field, Iowa. CALIFOKNIA has a fruit pest in the gray linnet far worse and more damaging to fruit raisers than the English sparrow. If some means are not systematically and methodically adoptM to exterminate this bird there will be very little profit in fruit raising in those sections where deciduous fruits are exclusively produced. THE sacrifice of widows on the funeral pyre still goes on in Bali, an island near Java. They are burned aloDg with the re mains of their husbands. The latter's slaves also share the same fate if he be of high rank. A short time ago three wives of it chief were cremated. Hog Cholera. In 1889 there were fifty million hogs ta the United States. It is estimated that 5,000,000 die annually from the hog plague Muoh of the visluftttending hog raising is oyereome by the use of the (iei in*11 Medicated StoeV Food. Mr. .M. Davis, Lyons, Neb.—"I have used the German Medicated Stick Food for slioats after tbey were taken with the hog oliolera. I had 1 st thirteen out of twenty-three before feeding your food. After feeding it I lost but one, though five were very sick. Now they aro hearty and doing w/ll." W. W. ark, M. D., I'nion ("cuter, 111.—"Medicated Stock Food with sick hois, 1 have no hesitancy in onounoing it a meritorious article. I recoumieud it for hoes and haven doubt it is equally as good for a'l kintlH of 6to^k." Ask your droggi tur dealer for it. 3'? lb can for 50c. Very cheap in kegs and barrels. !-"end for priceB and How to Cure Hog Cholera," free. German Medicine Co., i Minneapolis, Minn. IN a Berlin cafe the coffee is not only boiled bv electricity, bnt a small electric railway carries it to the various tables, so that the guests may help themselves to their liking. The establishment is sA»o lighted and ventilated by electricity. Syrup of Figs, Produced from the laxative and nutritious juioe of California figs, combined with the medicinal virtues of plants known to be most beneficial to the human system, acts gently on the kidneys, liver and bowels, effectually cleansing the system, dispelling colds and headaches, and curing habitual constipation. AMEBICA is rapidly becoming a nation of knights. Even now yon oonldn't throw a stone without hitting a Knight of_ Labor, or a Knight of Pythias, or a Knight of Honor, or a Knight of the Goldon Eagle, or a Knight Templar, or a Knight of the Silver Horn, or a dozen or so of the other varieties of knights. They have stood the test of time—"Tan sill's Punch." America's finest 5c. Cigar. SUPERINTENDENT PORTER, of the census bureau, has decided to form a col lection of all the newspaper, magizine and periodical publications of every descrip ti n published in the United States this year. THE best coutrti medicine is I'ia'o'S Cure for Consumption. Sold everywhere. 35c, The World's Costliest Oems. The largest perfect diamond in the world is now the Imperial, that was ex hibited at the Paris exhibition last year, and which is valued at $1,000,000, says the Ladies' Home Journal. This is the most valuable stone in the world, and is owned by a syndicate. The biggest and best ruby in existence is owned in London, and is valued at $60,01)0. It has no parallel, even in the crown jewels, and it is related that the dutchess of Edinburgh carried it all the way to St. Petersburgh for the czar to have a look at it. The largest and most beautiful cat's-eye in the world weighs 170 carats, is -^wiied in London, and is in sured for $30,000 rupees. The finest pri vate collection of pearls in the world is owned bv Mme. 'Oosne, sister-in-law of the late M. Thiers. The biggest emerald in the world weighs 2,980 carats, and is in the imperial jewel office in Vienna. Death of a Stratford Celebrity. Henry Jones, of Stratford-upon-Avon, has just died at the age of 86. For upward of half a century Mr. Jones has been a Stratford celebrity bis museum of curi osities has been visited by thousands of Erglish aud American travelers, including prominent Shakespearian writers and ac tors. The museum consists of figures of men, beasts and birds, shaped from roots of trees, curiously wrought stones and allegorical figures and subjects carved in oak panels by Mr. Jones. The eccentric man also wrote execrable verses, which he used to recite to visitors. His visitors' book contained the names of many famous persons. The Biggest Telescope. The biggest telescope in the world, erected at Ealing, in England, has just been made, single-handed, by Mr. Com mon, the astronomer. Its whole mass weighs nearly twenty tons. The enormous iron cylinder which forms the tube is twenty feet long and eight feet in diam eter, resembling the ordinary boiler of a stationary engine. Inside this is deli cately distributed some ten tons of pig iron, the whole instrument going to form the most wonderful machine which the planet possesses. Through Mr. Com mon's telescope it will be easy to see no fewer than 50,000,000 stars. A Remarkable Island. Sadawaga lake, in Whittingham, He., has a remarkable island within its borders. The island is largrr than any farm in the neighborhood, containing over 150 acres. Its peculiarity lies in the fact that it daily shifts its position, being first on the north, then on the south, and then on the east or west border of the lake. It is known as the "Floating Island," and has kept up its aberrant voyage since time out of memory. It has many trees upon its surface, some of which are from 20 to 30 feet in height, besides an immense thicket of cranberry bushes. ______ The wily Agent. "Ton didn't sell a copy of 'How to Make Home Attractive' to that woman, did you?" "Yes, I did. "When she came into the parlor I rose and said that I had this book, but I saw that she did not need anything to tell her how to make home attractive, and begged her pardon for coming and started to leave. She bought two copies." —New York Sun. AN Albany, Ga., man was pestered with English sparrows. He soaked a quart of hominy in strychnine and baited Beveral places in the yard with it. The sparrows gobbled it up, but it did not kill them worth a cent. About 1C0 of them turned perfectly snow white in a very short while and became very pugnacious and quarrel some, and whipped off the other sparrows as fast as they alighted. Six Novels Free, JAMES will be sent by Cragln & Co.. Philada.. Pa., to any one in the U. S. or Canada, postage paid, upon receipt of 28 Dobbins' Electric Soap wrappers. See list of novels on circulars around each bar. &O&D for sale by all grocers. EUBAXKS, the condemned mur derer of Los Gatos, was baptised in the christian church. The immersion was dons in a bath-tub of the San Jose jail. When Baby was sick, we her Castor!a. When she was a Child, she cried for Castor!*. When she became Miss, she clang to Castorls, When she had Children, she gave them CastorlS. NEWTON, an old gentleman living several miles west of Oviedo, Fla., who has been a reni lent of Florida for over sixty years, took his first ride on a railroad train last week, taking a trip to Sanford. CURES PEOMPTLT AND PERMANENTLY U A O Rheumatism, Headache, Toothanfc% S A I V S neuralgia. Swellings, Front-bit*#, U I S E S THE CHARLES A. V0GELEB CO., Baltimor*. •. To cure Biliousness. Sick Headache Constipation. Malaria. Liver Complaints, take the safe and certain remedy. SMITH'S BILE BEANS Use tie). Price i COLD 17. 70 Photo-gravnre, IVIwOlllVl panel size of this picture lor 4 cents (coppers or stamps). J. F. SMITH A CO.. Makers of 'Bile Beans.'' St Louis. Ko. Th© Soft Clow of Tho TEA ROSE I® Acquired by Ladies Wfi POZZONIS MEDICATED COMPLEXION POWDER SOLD EVERYWHERE TRY IT. st am laii lathe best reitiedy for children Buffering from IN JKMBBR-r BEBAIGKr 1591—1074, Pe!iMouc May 1h with us now, Hul days, e.iirl days of trynt and VOW) And in not this ho time ot times To road dear Dubby HerrL-k's rhj niesf Bweet singer, dumb these many years What is it thus thy verse endears? Each spring the flowers bloom anew. Each spring thy rhymes-they're flowMW tM Jn Devonshire's fair fields of greon The primrose yet is thickly 8 And daffodils still haste away As soon, alas! as in thy day. We pas a, ere noon, and are of got But thy sweet voice. why heod it not* Allowing us in eentlest rhyme, The harmless foliy of our time? Soon must all things that glad tho Right Be drowned with us Iti endless night. Ah happy man, who chanced to say: "Gather ye rosebuds while ye may." Ee'n "Haro Ben Johnson's" fame is half Due to his curious epitaph But thou shalt scape oblivion's doom Whilst springs shall smile and flowers blOOfla. —George Horton. Protect the System from Malaria. It is possiblo to do this even in regions of country where miasma is most rife, and where the periodic fevers which it causes assume their most formidable types. The immense popu larity of Hostetter'a Stomach Bitters is very largely attributable to the fact of its efficacy as a remedy for chills and fever, bilious remit, tents, and as a preventive of tho various forms of malarial disease. In those portions of the West and South where complaints of this na ture prevail, and in the tropics, it is particu larly esteemed for tho protective Influence which it exerts, and It has been very widely :iJovted as a substitute for the dangerous and eoinjiara tively ineffective alkaloid, sulphate of quinine. Physicians have not been among the last to con cede its merits, and the emphatic professional indorsements which it has received have added to the reputation it has obtained at home and abroad. L. K. MOOBEHEAD, of San Francisco, has received an informer's fee of $5,000 for his assistance in the seizure of smug ^led opinm a year ago. HALL'S CATARRH CURE is a liquid and is taken internally, and acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces of tho system. Write for testimonials, free. Manufactured by F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo. O. THE experiment of a ladies' choir, the members of which were arrayed in violet surplices and trencher-caps at Melbourne pro-cathedral, has proved a disastrous failure. What It Costs Must be ily considered by the great majority of people before buying even what may seem abso lutely necessary. Hood's Sarsaparilla commends Jtself with special force to the great middle classes, because it combines positive economy with great medicinal power. It is the only medicine of which can tiuly be said IOO Doses One Dollar And a bottle ot Hood's Sartiaparilla, taken accord ing to directions, will average to last a month, while other medicines last but half or Quarter as long. This Is practical and conclusive evidence as to Its strength and economy. Try Hood's Sarsapa rilla. IQI: ft yourself. Hood's Sarsaparilla |M by all druggists, i. six tor $3. Prepared only by C. I. HOOD 4 CO., Lowell. Haas. IOO Doses One Dollar pRINTEIS'lNK. i JOVZXAL .«?•- I.&lout VNttj. Hi U *C MJMMtettw (Matt tnii jaaiyl a1 a Mitcuu U tin Uxefsimni »ewrUm aaC elim it ainxist to* vt nriU oj htfrai&sNKitM* u *4 iiwwW fe hb pCMft wry ItagSsft, AffEKAil hart if star «Mwi *». "at* Send Invei I. SIZr. iittie bouiift to tuw ihe most convenient suit all ages, i re. 23 cents per bottle. imtoem & (Ufef UMM* MBWwS* Is? 5BJCT tie luf«t mt [t Muait i Kintartpj •tftf.VMsij W 9 ftdwrsurt oo.? A4wnahc Bun««, SPRUE SC.. 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CHICHESTER'S ENGLISH PENNYROYAL PILLS, Red Cross Diamond Brand. itrai The CD REM&MF pi!! fur «4le. f. Ladle*, Ot-nggUt for tkc Di» »nd Hrani, red mum hut blu«ribbon. Xakenootlier. Send 4HG. (suiapi) fur p&rUcuiara "Helief L*die%rt in IWwter CkaKlMl Apply to MlLQ I ington.D.C Br PATENTS OPIUM Cataf*** HEAD OR CATARRH. Apply Balm into each nostri! ELY BltOS» 56 Warren BL. N. V, fyavS to& $ oT $ $ 0 The Sale and Exchange Journal contains de scription of property a: tl address ol' farmers, merchants, and everybody having farms, stocks ot- merchandise, wild lands, mills, hotels etc., everything, everywhere, lor sale und trade, $1.50 per year 1 inch space free to subscribers, Sample copy '25c. Ko stamps takes. Beebe A Brown, j.uus., Modale, la. WILCOX'S COMPOUND jLHTByr wi AH Safe, (bti or by v ftiuurd.' FXX.Z.S :4 ftafe, |btior by wall. 4 c. In uMtta'a Haft. Dt. Wilcoi'8 Scecific Co.. Fill*., ft- Oh, So Tired!" is the cry ft thousands -.4., «very Spring1. and recover Health and Vigor. It Makes the Weak Strong. Prepared by Dr. J. C. Ayer SCOTT'S PULSION 0! Pure Cod Liver Oil and Hppkosphites Of Lime and Soda is without a rival. Many gained a potind a day by the tise of it. Xt cures COM SUMPTION, SCROFULA. BRONCHITIS, COUGHS Hit COLDS, AND ill- FORMS" OF WASTING 01$. EASES. A.S l'ALAT.4nr,E AS Mil. H. Heture you get tite g**ut*a poor imitation*. Dr. WOOD, sK"tyjowa. i i. ?gu!ar Graduate tn Meel5cine—30 yp.-tn hrpital and jvivate practice— iO in Chicago or.* v~. or!c—Es tablished in Sicux City Jfine Years—is stili treating all I'rivate Nervous, Chronic and Special WANTED ed ptttt Usiti buLDlbno m*T- pa* IS* agrafe* "«si •m mm »»«w Iciisi, 5j w*iL I'azsr. Co., Madison Pa* PENSIONS EXPERIENCE. STEVENS CO.. AttVvfi. 1419 St..Wa»h- 1\ A. I.KimANN, Washington. L. C. JSSfSend tor circular. anted to learn telegraphy. Sit* ..Atiou* furnished on railroads, s Valentines' i^cAoo/.Janebville.Wis 8. C. N. U. It is an Ointment, of whu a small partioi nostrils, frice, 00c. ttokd by druggists or seat Address, A ho :,r"Of qn,8ame. HOMESTEADS. The ncn i-tiU'CF,!'Ic veland.Detroit.Chicago PATENTS* PENS! 0N3 I-ftwu. Send for IS ,1 itent. PiTttlC* Oiiiey ,J. Law D. C. SOLDIERS nd Heirs write us for ew Tension laws. 8ent Dc»ert»rs relUve*. jeeess or no fee. A.W. M. .o'-mick Boaa.Wa tniiiiiiiiiiwmw——^MmiMMSura relief ICTLLLIL D. Clncianati, 0. KIDDER'S PASTILLES.?,- ar lavtown. liaaa. 9 "•If For that Tired Feeling take Ayer's Sarsaparilla 4, 'M i- 1 1 St Co* Lowell, Mass. IK TWO WEEKS THINK OF IT I teer there tea hm at As a Flesh Producer there no question bnt that "iceiL 9UCT liseases, Spermatorrlivi ness (nirjM losum er), and a!! Female LHsfases, -M. Cures g-uarante*»J or rcf'iiiiled- tliare«s t&lr. Terms rash. Age and experi'w*" are important. 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